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Social Worker

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Social Worker - Emergency Services Admin 001 - FT Evenings - Our Lady of Lourdes Memorial Hospital - Binghamton, NY

Full time, 72 hours bi-weekly, evening position.

You are an essential member of the interdisciplinary healthcare team! As our Social Worker you are on the front lines of helping patients and families with the social, financial, and psychological issues stemming from a serious illness or condition.

 

Why Join Ascension?

 Not only is Ascension focused on transforming healthcare in the US, we are also committed to the health and wellbeing of persons in developing countries. By joining our team – you are joining a global movement to care for those in need. 

Lourdes, based in Binghamton, New York, is dedicated to spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of individuals and communities. The main hospital campus includes medical, surgical and specialty nursing units, an Ambulatory Care Center, Breast Care Center, a Regional Cancer Center and numerous specialty practices. Reaching beyond the main hospital campus, Lourdes has established a network of primary care providers at 12 convenient sites throughout the region; and the Lourdes at Home and Hospice programs which care for patients in their homes and various nursing facilities. Two mobile mammography vans, a dental van and a medical services van deliver health services out into the region, making health care more easily accessible to surrounding communities.

Lourdes is part of Ascension, a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with Our Lady of Lourdes Mem Hosp-N, you will have the opportunity to investigate, assess and plan interventions to help patients cope with social, emotional, economic and environmental problems.

Responsibilities:

  • Interviews patients, assesses priorities and documents case activity.
  • Consults with team managers, statutory and voluntary agencies and patient's relatives to ensure compliance with patient's treatment plan.
  • Assists clients/families with obtaining community assistance by referral to proper resources.
  • Develops and maintains working relationships with community health, welfare and social agencies and seeks creative means to assist the client with his/her needs.
  • Supports management of concurrent review, discharge planning processes, social services, home care and other post discharge needs.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):
    • Social Worker credentialed from the New York Board of Social Work obtained within 60 Months (5 years) of hire date or job transfer date. 

Education & Work Experience:

  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Bachelor's degree required.
  • 3 years of experience preferred.

Equal Employment Opportunity

As an equal opportunity employer, Our Lady of Lourdes Memorial Hospital (Lourdes) complies with all applicable employment laws and regulations.  In order to provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at Lourdes are based on merit, qualifications and abilities.

Lourdes does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, age, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. 

Lourdes is an EEO/AA employer: M/F/Disabled/Vet.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement
 

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

Job ID: 350169
Category: Social Services
Facility: NYBIN Our Lady of Lourdes Hosp
Ministry: Lourdes, NY
Location: Binghamton, NY

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